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Industry 4.0 IoT Developer

Job Number:  66130
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MICHIGAN, US, 48079

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About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


About the Role

Transform today’s manufacturing by developing standard PLC and equipment programming concepts to support Magna Electric Vehicle Structures implementing an IoT architecture. The IoT Developer would be responsible for developing software to support digitizing of production lines and implementing streaming machine controls. This role will work with multiple departments to design, develop and implement Industry 4.0 related applications.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support the Industry 4.0 solutions implementation for MEVS driving standardization in line with the corporate platform.  Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.  Managing code deployments, fixes, updates, and related processes
  • Explain technical concepts and analysis implications clearly to a wide audience and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analysis. Creating IoT applications that run on-premises and in the cloud.  Actively troubleshooting any issues that arise during testing and production.
  • Creating long-term and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, and adhering to deadlines for projects in Industry 4.0 manufacturing transformations.
  • Making effective decisions and recommendations to leadership when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
  • Works with the WCM Manager to create project timelines for design tasks from critical project milestones.  Drive 4.0 collaboration within Magna to leverage value from a networked organization. 
  • Stay connected with the industry to ensure that the best-in-class industry technology is reflected in platform and product strategic roadmaps.

Who we are looking for

  • Post-secondary graduate with a degree/diploma in computer science or equivalent work-related experience in.
  • Minimum six plus (6+) years of related experience required.
  • Understanding of multiple computer programming languages (ex: JavaScript, C#, Python, C++, Java).  Experience with databases and different types of data storage.  Strong experience with relational databases like SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.  Experience with the MQTT protocol.
  • Familiarity with BI technologies (ex., Microsoft Power BI, AWS Quicksight, Qlikview).
  • PLC programming background in Siemens and Rockwell controllers among others.  Robot programming background (such as Fanuc, ABB, Kuka,etc).

Your preferred qualifications

  • Experience with capability studies (such as CPK, Gage R, and Gage R&R)
  • Knowledge of different project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile.  Knowledge of statistical methods such as regression, probability analysis, risk analysis, statistical process control, and clustering is desired.
  • Creation of data pipelines for the data using input from the departments that will be end user of data.
  • Developing software to support digitizing of production lines and implementing streaming machine controls.
  • Strong technical background with an emphasis on the administration of operating systems and networks.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

At Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at MEVS enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • New clean facility
  • Opportunities due to growth
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness 
  • Three (3) levels of low costing PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 30 days) 
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match (Immediate 100% Vested)

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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